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  • Rolex Entries Closed!

    Entries for Rolex have closed! What does everyone think about the list (though I am sure a few haven't gotten in)? Pick any winners so far...?


    I will be cheering on my buddy Brittany Lunney and Cool Dancer!

  • #2
    Badminton is closed as well. Some of the same horses on both, I believe.

    I love the horse Kildrodan Abbott. I want to take him home and let him give me pony rides..lol.
    Rhode Islands are red;
    North Hollands are blue.
    Sorry my thoroughbreds
    Stomped on your roo. Originally Posted by pAin't_Misbehavin' :


    • #3
      Is Phillip Dutton planning to do a 4* with his Mystery Whisper before the Olympics? OR does he just figure that they've got a team spot locked and double locked?

      Other than that question, Rolex has a really great group this year, especially if all the people from across the pond come. Anticipation is building FAST! Clayton Fredericks bringing back Ben Along Time is quite interesting. I loved that horse when he won Rolex five or six or more years ago.
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      • #4
        no Boyd Martin???


        • #5
          After last year's fantastic finish sorry to see no Mary King or Sinead Halpin


          • #6
            Originally posted by bizbachfan View Post
            After last year's fantastic finish sorry to see no Mary King or Sinead Halpin
            Yeah I'm wondering/sad about that too!


            • #7
              Don't think it's final/updated list.
              Hindsight bad, foresight good.


              • #8
                I'm confused. How can a rider/horse combination be on the Olympic trial list if one of them or the combination has never completed a 4 star and expect to have any consideration for making the team?
                Sorry, I really am not sure how the entire process works, but can't imagine the other top counties even considering to send a pair who don't have a lot of experience at the highest level.


                • #9
                  The qualifications are as a combination horse/rider must complete a CCI****
                  or CCI*** plus a CIC***
                  Philip has lots of choices to get that done both here (NA) and in Europe.
                  Fair Hill, Jersey, Bromont, Tattersalls, Branham, Saumur, Ballindenisk.
                  Sinead is already qualified.


                  • #10
                    So I am confused is this the final Rolex list or not?


                    • #11
                      The list is probably not final. Usuallly names are added and changed.

                      This isn't normal HT or Badminton where they are near their limits of entries.
                      ** Tact is the ability to tell someone to go to hell in such a way that they look forward to the trip. ~Winston Churchill? **


                      • #12
                        I agree...no Boyd?!
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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by bornfreenowexpensive View Post
                          .....Badminton where they are near their limits of entries.

                          Near? Hell, there is a waiting list! No such issue for rolex.


                          • #14
                            I've know Brittany since she was a little kid (hell, she is STILL a little kid to me) doing novice. I will be cheering for her (and Barb Crabo - gotta root for the left coast/mountain folks).



                            • #15
                              Originally posted by bornfreenowexpensive View Post
                              The list is probably not final. Usuallly names are added and changed.

                              This isn't normal HT or Badminton where they are near their limits of entries.
                              Thanks I am new at this, hoping more names are added, not like it is not an impressive list of course.


                              • #16
                                Originally posted by bizbachfan View Post
                                So I am confused is this the final Rolex list or not?
                                This is not the final list. Boyd is definitely going.
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                                • #17
                                  Boyd is supposed to bring three I think.


                                  • #18
                                    As a jumper person I will be wishing Marylin Little-Meredith a lot of luck. This must be her first **** .
                                    "He lives in a cocoon of solipsism"

                                    Charles Krauthammer speaking about Trump


                                    • #19
                                      Yay, glad to hear this is not the final list!


                                      • #20
                                        Phillip has said Mystery Whisper will go to Jersey Fresh. Michael Pollard is set to run 2, Boyd is said to run 3. And I'm sure there are a few others. Thus far, the list looks good. In all honesty, I wouldn't be surprised if a Brit wins again this year. They wouldn't dare spend the money if they weren't coming to win.